Road Trippin’ : Day Six

#39 and #40 hikes of my 52 Hike Challenge Trails/Parks: Kilen Woods State Park and Fort Ridgely State Park I want to acknowledge these hikes took place on the traditional territory of the Wahpekute, Yankton and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ. Trash Collected: 0.2 pounds Kilen Woods State Park #39hike of my 52 Hike Challenge I had been looking … Continue reading Road Trippin’ : Day Six

Recreate Responsibly : Prepping for Minimal Contact

Packing for a longer road trip takes into consideration all the possible camping scenarios. [Image: A gear shot of the back of Ruth's car, included gear are a blue and white cooler, tan Granite Gear backpack, 5 gallon water jug, bear valult, tent and other items underneath a brightly stripped towel.] A Socially Distanced Plan … Continue reading Recreate Responsibly : Prepping for Minimal Contact

Stop. Listen.

Black Lives Matter. Period. As I sat down several times in the past few days to write a post, I kept finding myself with absolutely nothing to share. How does a person begin to put into words the pain that death brings? One death ripples across communities and in rare cases across the globe. The … Continue reading Stop. Listen.

I Went Camping Last Night

I did. Before you get all uppity, I did it right outside my back door. In my back yard. Women Who Hike is hosting a weekend of Stay at Home camping. I'd done an indoor camp at home a week ago, but it wasn't quite the same. This time I talked myself into setting up … Continue reading I Went Camping Last Night